LUCHINO VISCONTI | ITALY, FRANCE | 1963 | 165 MIN | NR | ITALIAN, LATIN, FRENCH, GERMAN
Part of the Sight and Sound 100 series
BFI’s 2022 Sight & Sound List #93
Dazzling costumes and sets serve as sumptuous eye candy when socio-political evolution in 1860s Italy destabilizes an aristocratic family struggling to preserve their hold on the privileged life they’ve always known.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale
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